Per Kvarnhols Persson

Brief Life History of Per Kvarnhols

When Per Kvarnhols Persson was born in 1795, in Malung, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Pehr Danielsson, was 31 and his mother, Anna Andersdotter, was 29. He married Brita Olsdotter on 24 June 1822. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 15 February 1879, in Kvarnholn, Dalarna, Sweden, at the age of 84.

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Per Kvarnhols Persson
Brita Olsdotter
Marriage: 24 June 1822
Anna Persson
Kerstin Persson
Per Persson
Olof Persson
Brita Kvarnhol Persdotter

Sources (6)

  • Per Persson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Per Persson in entry for Unknown, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Per Person in entry for Kersten, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (6)


Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Anders, Erik, Lars, Erland, Lennart, Agnar, Arnell, Bjorn, Helmer, Hilma, Joakim. German Kurt, Darrold, Hans, Mathias, Frieda, Oskar.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Per, vernacular shortened form of Peter . It is also established in Denmark and northern Germany. Compare Parson 3 and Person 1.

English: variant of Parson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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